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In aclinical policy bulletin CPB Aetnaclarifies its stance on the use of medical maggots for biosurgery. Aetna revised its policy May 8 to state that effective Aug. 17 2001 it considersmedical maggots... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who just started performing TAVRs and the hospital is questioning the provider, who is now questioning me.
Under procedures performed, the doctor is listing:
1: Left Heart cath
2:... [ Read More ]
I have been researching this subject for a while now and while I have concluded that an ASCR done with Dermal Allograft seems to have many different ways that people think it should be coded. I am und... [ Read More ]
MD coded: 35355, 37221 RT, 37221 LT, 37223 x2, 36200, 36247, 75625, 75710
Myself: 35355, 37221-50, 37223-50, 75625-26
Not too sure about that 50 mod. Any input would help, thank you
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Hello, Is anyone doing two stage BAHA's? According to my MD, some of the younger patients need time for the device to ossify to the bone and 3-6 months after initial surgery, need to go back in to co... [ Read More ]
Needing help with our local Medicaid product denying our deliveries prior to 39 gestational weeks. Per the delivery note the patient has a 1st or 2nd degree laceration which is what we use for a diag... [ Read More ]
As a multi-specialty group practice, can outside records/information that is scanned into a patient chart at one practice location be "shared/used" at another practice/provider to obtain mis... [ Read More ]